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Lecturer in Education (Community Education)

Employer
UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST OF SCOTLAND
Location
G72 0AB, Glasgow
Salary
AC3: £48,349 - £54,395 per annum
Closing date
28 Feb 2024

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School of Education and Social Sciences

Lanarkshire Campus

The University of the West of Scotland (UWS) is one of the country’s largest modern universities and aims to have a transformational influence on the economic, social, and cultural development of the West of Scotland, and beyond. UWS has a distinctive multi campus portfolio, with campuses in Ayr, Dumfries, Lanarkshire, London and Paisley and over 100 international partners.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the School of Education and Social Sciences – Division of Education for an enthusiastic lecturer in Community Education.

Self-motivated and able to work as part of the Community Education Team, you will teach on our undergraduate BA (Hons) Community Education and provide support to students generally, and work on a range of modules within the BA (Hons) Community Education programme. This post requires the applicant to be a registered practitioner (Full Membership) with the Community Learning and Development Standards Council for Scotland and a recognised CLD Qualification. You will be involved in developing the curriculum within the school, coordinating modules within undergraduate BA (Hons) Community Education programme and will support students regarding placement.

The successful candidate should have the following:

  • Recognised CLD Degree and relevant postgraduate/PhD qualification (or close to completion) or equivalent qualification
  • Be registered as a Full Member of the CLD Standards Council
  • Experience of working in CLD
  • Have experience of delivering and developing modules across the curriculum at undergraduate / post-graduate levels; and experience of hybrid delivery of learning and teaching and of use of authentic/real-world assessment approaches
  • Commitment to delivering high quality teaching and supporting an outstanding student experience.

The post is full-time and based at the Lanarkshire campus. You will need to travel to other campuses, and internationally, where required.

ABOUT US

University of the West of Scotland is one of Scotland’s largest and most dynamic modern universities. Our reach across the country, together with our London campus, means that UWS is a significant force in global knowledge creation, innovation, and a leading provider of undergraduate, postgraduate and research degree education. Our degrees provide students with a transformational experience; equipping them with highly sought-after graduate skills that set them up for global success in world-leading sectors, industries and businesses.

With cutting-edge courses, modern pedagogy and practical knowledge, we enable our students and staff to experience the joy of learning, teaching, research and innovation, and apply their knowledge for the benefit of others. 

UWS is officially ranked by Times Higher Education in the top 200 universities worldwide under 50 years old (2023 Young University Rankings).

The School of Education & Social Sciences at UWS combines sector-leading education provision with strong expertise in social science teaching and research in the west of Scotland and beyond. You will join a supportive and committed team, playing a crucial role in the School’s commitment to social justice and making a difference locally, nationally and internationally. Our students benefit from innovative, practice-focused and research-informed courses, and deep-rooted partnerships with leading organisations across the world.

We offer our staff a caring and supportive environment, across five campuses, and a competitive benefits package which includes:

  • 35 days of annual leave, plus a further 12 days for public/university holidays
  • An additional days leave on your birthday
  • 23% employer’s pension contribution, including death in service benefits on joining the pension scheme
  • A flexible approach to working pattern and work-life balance
  • Employee discount scheme across 3,500 retailers
  • Fitness facilities across our campuses
  • Access to a range of health and wellbeing resources, including occupational health, physiotherapy and access to our Employee Assistance Programme
  • Professional, career and research development opportunities.

Interviews: Friday 22nd March 2024

The University reserves the right to shorten/extend the closing date of any position where a high/low volume of suitable applications are received. Therefore, if you are interested in this role, an early application would be encouraged.

UWS is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups.

UWS is a “Disability Confident” employer.

University of the West of Scotland is a registered Scottish charity, no. SC002520.

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